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night. >> one person is killed when a pick up truck and car collide in delaware. >> a woman talks to "action news" about the struggle to defend herself and her home against two young intruders. >> two new jersey commuters were devastated during enter super-storm sandy. >> we have david murphy and matt pellman in for karen. >> reporter: good morning, guys we had rain skirt parts of the region in south jersey and delaware and one thunderstorm in the lehigh valley that's gone. we have clearing to the west, we expect partly sunny skies with a slight chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm in parts of the region today. 75 in philadelphia. 73 in wilmington. 70 in trenton. 73 in the city. in the 60s in reading and allentown. humidity not so bad here, but from philadelphia south it feels rather muggy. that will change a little bit during the day. as we roll through the day, warm, 77 by 9:00 a.m., noon, 83.
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i think we'll get a fairly early high around 86 it. it will strike around 2:00 p.m. before we slide back to 81. a slightly chance of a shower or thunderstorm. the best chance of that is down the shore or parts of south jersey or delaware. even in pennsylvania, keep a look out for that, i don't think it will be a whole lot. things get better we head toward the weekend. >> reporter: up, up, up, good morning, mr. murphy, things are looking better on the roads better than yesterday morning. our construction crews said sigh sayonara on i-95. on the big board we are just fine with no complaints on the schuylkill expressway and the boulevard. there are water main breaks out there one in white marsh township closing red rambler
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drive at wisteria lane. meanwhile, in chalfonte there's a downed pole at butler avenue and new jersey avenue. wins slow township at punch -- pump branch road right lane is out of commission there. >> pick up truck went out of controlling and landed on its roof. the driver was thrown from the vehicle, he died at the scene. the car slammed into a tree. the driver of the car a 27-year-old man is in the hospital in stable condition. police are trying to determine with a caused the accident. a 91-year-old woman arrived
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home torched two burglars inside. the men attacked her, as you hear in a few moments, the he would -- the elderly woman wouldn't give up without a fight. >> reporter: good morning, matt, audrey washington is 91 years old, she will be 92 at the end of the month. she is staying confident, she wants the men who burglarized her home. 91-year-old audrey washington is home recovering, bruised and sore after she walked in on twomen burglarizing her cobbs creek home. it was 2:00 p.m. and she was returning from a senior center. >> i put the key in the lock and opened the door, and see someone. >> reporter: the men snatched two rings off her fingers and
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one punched her in the mouth. washington fought back. >> somebody put their hand up to my face and i bit their finger. >> reporter: she punched her a second time and then she fell to her knees and blacked out. >> i'm sore, i'm shocked it happened to me, i never thought it would happen to me, and mad at the same time. >> reporter: the men fled in the back door with the tv stuffed in a suitcase. the suitcase was found later in a nearby alley. she is thankful to be alive and in good spirits. >> i'm trying to not to be down and depressed, i'm happy about things, take it as it comes. >> reporter: police don't have a description of the suspects, they believe they are from the area, 18 and 21 years old, one wearing a black shirt and one
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wearing a white shirt. police hope someone saw them leaving the area. they did leave behind gloves they were using while they were in the home. they hope to lift dna from them, if you have any information call southwest detectives. katherine scott, channel 6 "action news." >> a proposal calls for expanding an incinerator to allow half a billion tons of trash to be burned for the next three decades. residents say there are enough health concerns from the incinerator. >> we have enough people with carnals, lung disease, asthma, that's what i want to know how is the health of the people of the city of chester going to be affected. >> the commissioner voted for the recommendation, the full council has the final say. >> crews will conduct an
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emergency shore evacuation drill testing coordination between nj dot state police and the turnpike authority and the south jersey transportation authority. happening today, crews will gin building a protective sea wall in two communities hit hard by super-storm sandy. it will be made of steel. it will be in man -- man -- in ocean county. it will be completed in 6 months. time for accuweather. >> reporter: storm tracker 6 live showing any rain we have is well off the coast of south jersey that clipped parts of the coast last night. as we look outside, we have sky 6 at the airport, looks like at they are getting everything
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ready for the planes. doesn't look like there's anything prevent traffic from getting out of there today. 73 in wilmington, muggy in the city. the temperatures are not so bad in allentown and reading and the humidity is lower there, as well. sticky toward sea isle city, millville and dover. future tracker 6 shows you as we go through the day there's a chance of pop-up shower or thunderstorm. most of the action will be centered over south jersey and delaware. we can't rule out something popping later in the afternoon or nighttime up north, but, again, most of the stuff is to the south. doesn't look like it's an all day thing, certainly. up in allentown, less humid, warm, 85 still warm in the lehigh valley. down the shore it could be dicey at times with the chance of a shower passing through or spotty thunderstorm. when it isn't raining it will be
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nice, 82. uv index will be high at times because it's not going to be a washout today and occasionally the sun will break out. philadelphia, spotty storms possible most of the those down in south jersey and delaware, 86 is the high, winds not that strong today. there's how numbers will go. notice how we get up the high of 86 fairly early at 2:00 p.m. and we're back down to 81 degrees at 5:00 p.m. for tomorrow looks like a decent day overall, but the model are hinting at a pop upping sprinkle or shower later in the afternoon. it's in and out of the picture, generally tomorrow is a pretty nice one. today's high, 86, clouds and sun, humidity will start to lower a bit as the day goes on, if you're down the shore you might have to wait until later in the evening for the that to happen, and then, again there's a chance of shower or thunderstorm. tomorrow, nice and warm, 87 degrees, slight chance of a
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sprinkle or shower popping up. saturday, partly sunny, if we see a thunderstorm it will be very, very scattered. sunday, a different story, it's humid and warm and high of 88 and better chance of afternoon thunderstorms on sunday. monday hot, 92. humid and unsettled in fact that could be our next round of strong storms come monday. >> okay. new details are emerging in the death of a high-power tech executive. surveillance video tells a sorted tale. residents in south jersey neighborhood are crying foul over construction work. they also it's putting their homes in depdy. >> reporter: no construction work near hulmeville, no problems to report. we have downed poles i'll tell you where they are later in the
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working on the downed poles, let's head out to the burbs, there are no issues in conshohocken. the marriott is off to the right side of the screen. this is fayette at route 23. speaking of 23 it's open in chester county. it's going to close starting at 8:00 p.m. him they will be working on the overnight along 23 between country club lane and valley park road. warning of water main breaks in montgomery county. white marsh township blocking red rambler drive. we have a number of downed poles, one in chalfonte blocking lime kiln pike at 202.
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another one closing eagles road near wrights road. a third down pole is along pump branch road taking out the right lane. let's grab the ipad and do the commuter report on this thursday, almost friday morning, a vehicle stopped on the shoulder along 295 north, no major problems coming off the delaware memorial bridge. >> gasoline is to blame for an expensive damage that burned a main line home. the officials say the homeowner was working on the truck when the fuel spill ignited the fire. a firefighter suffered heat exhaustion. police say this is the man terrorizing an upper darby neighborhood. he is accused of breaking into a woman's home and watching her is
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she slept. the break-ins began in april and became progressively more frightening. in one incident he groped a woman. a high price prosecute is accused of giving a -- high priced prosecute is charged with giving google tech executive a high dose of heroin. >> phillies go for a four game
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series sweep this afternoon. chase utley hit his second home run of the series and jimmy rollins hit a homer of his own in the 6th inning. hernandez shut down the powerful brewers lineup. the phillies win 4-1. argentina wins in the world cup semifinal. the winner argentina has the right to face germantown in the title match this weekend. watch the world cup final sunday at 3:00 p.m. doctors recommend a new way to help young athletes recover from concussions. a tup truck slams into -- pick up truck slams into the side of a restaurant. that was the beginning of a driver's personal demolition derby. >> reporter: we have showers in south jersey and delaware, but there's enough sun poking through, so you have to remember the sun block today as the uv
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>> surveillance video shows a pick up truck slamming into a restaurant in iowa. truck driver kept going. he was arrested for driving while intoxicated. two people were hurt. they are expected to be okay. >> reporter: you remember that fun game where's waldo. >> yeah. >> reporter: let's play it. , can you see the flashing lights? >> where's waldo. >> reporter: he is not there, that's the police, along
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passyunk it's restricted use grays ferry. they are closing alms house road between hatboro roadworking on the drainage pipes there. city on bristol instead. >> reporter: we're in the low to mid 70s right now. 86 by noon, that will strict early by 2:00 p.m. it will slide to 84 and 80 by 6:00 p.m. there's are a chance of a pop-up shower or thunderstorm. that will be down in south jersey and delaware. i think most of the day is dry for other areas. down at the airport, we like to see a lot of green planes on the board and that's what we have this morning. i don't see any rain reported in any of the heavily traveled
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destinations. clear sailing. bad reactions to drug occur 90,000 times each year. one in five results in hospitallation. the american academy of neurology is urging doctors to cross the line of dr. patient confidentiality. allowing the doctors to communicate with coaches if the players get concussion. it's the move to ease the pressure of getting back on the field. the average price if philadelphia is a few cents above the national average. >> reporter: good thursday morning to you, gas prices are culling down, they are a few cents lower than a week ago, gas
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buddy.com said we could see a drop of 25 cents by next month. gas could fall below $3 in some states. bad weather takes much of the blame, the airlines with the best performance had hawaiian airlines and delta. federal reserve said it will stop shoring up the academy by buying bonds. the move is a sign of confidence in the economy. john wayne estate is in a legal battle over the name of duke. his heir have licensed it to a brand of bourbon. they are trying to block it. the estate is suing. >> we're finding more information on the search for a mother in delaware. >> we're getting details on a
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horrific story of a mass murder in texas. that man killed 6 people including four of his
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their windows to crack. nairs say the property owner is doing illegal construction work and that work is caused their homes to shift. a spokes person for the city said the construction and building bureau has lunchedz and and -- launched an investigation. a buckling foundation wall is to blame for the collapsed of two row homes in cobbs creek neighborhood. the licenses and inspection said the party wall collapsed monday causing the buildings to cave in. nobody was hurt, inspectors say the surrounding homes are safe. >> morning buzz time, dinosaurs, footprints were discovered of duck billed
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dinosaurs they are now on display in dallas. that would be neat to see. philadelphia police rescue a woman they say was being held hostage inside a house. >> an hours long standoff ends as the police captured the plan accused of killing 6 of his family members.
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>> developing overnight arc man accused of killing a half dozen members of his own family surrenders overnight. police say the gunman's daughter stopped him from continuing to kill. >> a man is in custody accused of treating his live-in girlfriend like a hostage. >> accuweather is tracking the forecast while humidity will take a back seat, more comfortable conditions will ride shotgun. good morning, everyone, tam is
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off, nydia han joins us, karen rogers is off, we have matt pellman. >> reporter: good morning everyone we have cloud cover early, but we are expecting sunny breaks, run is off the coast. we're looking out for showers and thunderstorms as we move through the day most of us -- most of them will be down the shore and wilmington. areas to the north cooler, not as humid. from i-95 south we're feeling sticky this morning. 69 in sea isle city, currently. is you head outside the door, look for partly cloud skies mild, temperatures in the 70s between 6 and 8:00 a.m. 77 degrees by 9:00 a.m., still comfortable early in case you have plans to get out there and maybe do a jog, walk the dog or run errands. 83 by noon. as we go through the afternoon, 84 by 3:00 p.m. this 86 will slide in around 2:00 p.m. we'll see the temperatures fall a

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